Smart has recently announced that electric drive options will be available for all its models starting next year. This means that Smart’s ForTwo Cabrio, ForTwo, and ForFour will display the feature. Moreover, the cars will present both electric drive options and the possibility of gas alimentation. Smart is the only car manufacturer to achieve such a goal.
The Smart models displaying electric drive options will be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show. The event is due to the first two weeks of October (1-16 October). The premiere is followed by the release to the American public by the end of the current year. The updated Smart products will be available for European customers at the beginning of 2017.
Smart has further plans for its cars. According to official information, the ForTwo model will also have a convertible variant, and it is due to the summer of 2017. ForTwo is also the first Smart model to get its electric drive options and meet the public opinion at the upcoming specialized event in France.
Apart from its EV functions, the ForTwo is also endowed with 80 horsepower. As far as the electric battery is concerned, it can last for one hundred sixty kilometers, which is the equivalent of one hundred miles. It also takes it only two hours and a half to fully charge. This is a significant improvement, as the former model required twice as much time, namely five hours.
Developers are working on further improvement of the electric batteries. What the aim for it to reduce the charging time to forty-five minutes. ForTwo models which will appear next year will display this feature as well.
There are many advantages of the Smart models. Developers describe them as perfect for the urban environment because they take into account the necessities of modern people living in crowded cities. The Smart cars are ideal for slipping through heavy cars and traffic.
Buyers will have the possibility of choosing from a wide variety of colors. So their Smart model won’t be only eco-friendly and modern, but good looking too. The consideration that developers show to charging time is also one of the qualities which attract potential clients.
Smart first started to experience with electric models nine years ago. Ever since the technology has been advancing, and its high peak will be presented in October at the auto show in France. Producers are confident about the success of their updated models. Can they count on a good review from you?
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